Software requirements for smart forms

Our forms are designed to make it quick and easy for you to enter information. These forms are PDF files, which you can fill in on your computer. A PDF is a type of file that allows information to be easily shared between people with different computer systems.

Use Adobe Reader

To access all of the functionality built into the PDF forms, you must open and fill them in using the latest version of Adobe Reader. Ask your school IT administrator to check which version of the Adobe Reader software is installed on your computer.

Install Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader is free to download and use ( It is available for both Windows and Mac users.

Your school IT administrator should be able to download and install the software for you.

Configuration notes for Mac users

JavaScript must be enabled when Adobe Reader is installed on a Mac computer. To do this, tick the following Java Script Preferences when installing Adobe Reader:

  • Enable Acrobat JavaScript
  • Enable menu items JavaScript execution privileges
  • Enable global object security policy